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What is the purpose of the cotton that is placed in bottles of pain relievers?

What is the purpose of the cotton that is placed in bottles of pain relievers?

To make you happy: When i asked around by this i was given several reasons. The ones that made most sense to me were: 1) prevent pill breakage when shaken 2) it makes the customer happy because there is a nice clean fluffy white cotton ball - that way you know it is a fresh bottle and not used. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Maughon
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Pain Relievers (Definition)

Pain relievers are medicines that reduce ...Read more


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What is the purpose of the inactive ingredients in aspirin?

What is the purpose of the inactive ingredients in aspirin?

Binders ; fillers: They are inert substances to hold pill shape and preserve the medication / its ph / etc. ...Read more

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In what part of the matrix style pain patches is the fentanyl? The plastic or the glue like adhesive?

In what part of the matrix style pain patches is the fentanyl? The plastic or the glue like adhesive?

Odd question: Why? There are folks who try to take the drug out of the patch, to inject it, sell it. I find your question hinting at just that. I would highly recommend you not get involved with any of that if that is what you are contemplating. ...Read more

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Is it right that delivering babies comes in the 2nd place after burying alive in terms of the amount of pain?

Is it right that delivering babies comes in the 2nd place after burying alive in terms of the amount of pain?

No: You can get pain meds and an epidural and have a pleasant experience, this is 2013 not 1813 or 1713 , please discuss this with your OB before u get pregnant. ...Read more

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Prefrontal leucotomy, what is the use of the drill and the needles?

Prefrontal leucotomy,  what is the use of the drill and the needles?

Psychosurgery: this surgery is not done anymore. The prefrontal leucotomy has fallen out of favor. Some institutions have protocols for deep brain stimulation for depression and others use stereotactic lesioning for depression and OCD. This surgery that was popularized by Watts and then abused as a sideshow by a psychiatrist Freeman is largely seen as a historical operation ...Read more

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What is the name of the device in mouth to administer anesthesia?

What is the name of the device in mouth to administer anesthesia?

Endotracheal Tube: An endotracheal tube or laryngeal mask airway can be inserted through the mouth to secure the airway during surgery. It can be used to facilitate the administration of inhaled anesthetics. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of spinal pain at the end of the column below Mok severe pain I can not move.What is the best way to treat the pain of Hama with?

What is the treatment of spinal pain at the end of the column below Mok severe pain I can not move.What is the best way to treat the pain of Hama with?

Heat and stretch : initially you have to have the right diagnosis of what is causing the pain by having a MEIR of your spine and to see a neurologist for complete evaluation there isno home remedies without a proper evaluation saying that using a heat pad and stretching exercise and messages ...Read more

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One part of my gum is swollen it is the part with the tooth growing almost in front of some of the teeth at the top what is this?

One part of my gum is swollen it is the part with the tooth growing almost in front of some of the teeth at the top what is this?

Eruption cyst: Likely the bubble that forces its way ahead of the erupting tooth. Should resolve once the underlying tooth breaks the surface. If it does not improve, see the Dentist for examination, diagnosis and Tx. Good LUck. ...Read more

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What is the composition of oresol recommended by who and what is the rationale behind each component?

What is the composition of oresol recommended by who and what is the rationale behind each component?

Oresol: Oresol is used for fluid replacement in cases of diarrhea. It can be made at home and consists of a liter of distilled or boiled water to which has been added 1tsp of salt to 8 tsp of sugar. ...Read more

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What s the reason for pain in the bladder area after urination but only in the middle of the night?

What s the reason for pain in the bladder area after urination but only in the middle of the night?

Bladder pain: If you are snoring or apneic while sleeping it may cause the bladder to spasm and cause this. Apnea is quite dangerous and causes many other issues also. ...Read more

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What is the part of the stomach that is right below the dip of the breasts to the stomach?

What is the part of the stomach that is right below the dip of the breasts to the stomach?

Diaphragm: It's hard to understand correctly what area you are referring to without actually seeing it, but as far as i could understand, you are referring to the lower part of the chest wall and that's where the diaphragm is lying. Diaphragm is a muscle that separates the chest cavity from the of the abdomen (stomach). ...Read more

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What is the purpose of the cotton that is placed in bottles of pain relievers?

To make you happy: When i asked around by this i was given several reasons. The ones that made most sense to me were: 1) prevent pill breakage when shaken 2) it makes the customer happy because there is a nice clean fluffy white cotton ball - that way you know it is a fresh bottle and not used. ...Read more